Wilfred Baldwin Fetterman1

#21704, (28 February 1832 - 30 March 1910)
Father*Washington Wilfrid Fetterman Jr.1 (1802 - 1838)
Mother*Sarah De Bulan2 (c 1798 - 1862)

Family

Elizabeth S Edwards b. c 1846, d. 1890
Children 1.Dr. Wilfrid Bernard Fetterman Jr.13 (1877 - 1953)
 2.George Edwards Fetterman14 (1878 - 1939)
 3.Mary Gertrude Fetterman15 (1880 - 1967)
 4.Mary Gabrielle Fetterman16 (c 1882 - c 1883)
 5.Joseph Gordon Fetterman17 (1884 - 1969)
Birth*28 February 1832He was born on 28 February 1832 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.3 
1 July 1837He was named as a minor child in the will of Washington Wilfrid Fetterman Jr.; (codicil added 27 Jun 1838.)4 
19 August 1850He appeared on the census of 19 August 1850 in the household of Sarah De Bulan at 1st Ward, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PennsylvaniaG, age 17, b. PA, student.5 
21 June 1860He appeared on the census of 21 June 1860 at Second Magiterial District, Marion Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)G.6 
9 September 1871In Gilbert Lafayette Bulan Fetterman's will dated 9 September 1871, Wilfred Baldwin Fetterman was named as co-executor.7 
Marriage*circa 1875He married Elizabeth S Edwards, daughter of George W Edwards and Elizabeth R Whelan, circa 1875.8,9,3 
7 June 1880He and Elizabeth S Edwards appeared on the census of 7 June 1880 at Mill Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.10 
27 February 1908He left a will on 27 February 1908 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.11 
Death*30 March 1910He died on 30 March 1910 at 7047 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 78; (two death certificates.)2,1
Obituary2 April 1910Obituary for Wilfred Baldwin Fetterman was published on 2 April 1910 at Pennsylvania.12 
Burial*2 April 1910He was buried on 2 April 1910 at St. John's Churchyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.8 
Probate13 April 1910His estate was probated on 13 April 1910 at Pennsylvania.11 

Citations

  1. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film 4009125, img. 491/561. No. [stamped] 8940. Wilfred Baldwin Fetterman, b. Pittsburgh PA 28 Feb 1832, son of Wilfred Washington Fetterman and Sarah De Bezlin [sic], both b. Pittsburgh; wid., lawyer; d. 7047 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA, 30 Mar 1910, age 78y 30d, chronic interstitial nephritis; inf. W B Fetterman, M.D., same res.; bur. St. Johns Church, 2 Apr 1910.
  2. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966: Year 1910, 33541-37320, img. 1631/5157. File No. 34354, Reg. No. [handwritten] 8940. Wilfred B Fetterman, b. 28 Feb 1832, son of Wilfred W and of Sarah De Bulin, both b. PA; lawyer, wid., res. 7047 Germtn [sic] Ave.; d. at res. 30 Mar 1910, age 78y 30d, nephritis; inf. W B Fetterman, same res.; bur. St. Johns Church, 2 Apr 1910, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com.
  3. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film 4009125, img. 491/561. No. 8940. Wilfred Baldwin Fetterman, b. Pittsburgh PA 28 Feb 1832, son of Wilfred Washington Fetterman and Sarah De Bezlin, both b. Pittsburgh; wid., lawyer; d. 7047 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA, 30 Mar 1910, age 78y 30d, chronic interstitial nephritis; inf. W B Fetterman, M.D., same res.; bur. St. Johns Church, 2 Apr 1910.
  4. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Will Books Vol. 5, pp. 79-80, imgs. 330-331/579. Last will of Washington Wilfred Fetterman of Pittsburgh, 1 Jul 1837. Names wife Sarah as executrix and heir to all real and personal property; names Sarah as Guardian of children Gilbert, George, Gertrude, Wilfred [sic] and Francis [sic]; bequeaths to "my trusty and tryed friend" William Sheehy five shares of stock in the "hope that he will assist my executrix;" devises to his [unnamed] mother $1000 "as a testimony of respect for one whom I dearly love." Codicil 27 Jun 1838, to William Sheehy $500 in lieu of stock, and $500 to Belinda Pennington. Witnesses H MacShane and George W Holdship. Recorded 5 Feb 1839. Copies of the will also recorded in Taylor and Harrison Counties, VA (now WV), and Madison Co., OH; citations available on request. Note: W.P.A. typed abstract omits child Wilfred.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Sarah B (48), b. PA, real estate value $200,000.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Wilford [sic] B (28), b. PA, gentleman. Also Ellen Barry (25), housekeeper, and John Barry (2).
  7. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate 1683-1993, online Ancestry.com, Allegheny > Will Books, Vol. 26, 1881-1884, pp. 297-299, imgs. 521-522/689. Last will of Gilbert L B Fetterman of Pittsburgh, 9 Sep 1873. Bequeaths $1000 to Rev. George S Grace; "to my beloved wife, Mary Augusta Fetterman," "the rest and residue of my estate, real, personal and mixed." Names wife Mary Augusta executrix and guardian of infant son, Gilbert L; also names brother Wilfred B Fetterman and brother-in-law John Gloninger as executors. Witnesses Arthur O'Leary and Redmond J Grace. Codicil 18 Feb 1875, reduces to $400 bequest to Rev. Grace and adds bequest of $600 to Rev. Lowerkamp, pastor of St. Philomena Church, Pittsburgh; adds dau. Mary Alice Grace Fetterman to guardianship of wife Mary Augusta. Witnesses P Moran and Joseph S Morrison. Proved 19 Jun 1883. Copies also registered in Beaver Co. PA and Taylor Co. WV (the WV copy has Wm Gloninger rather than John Gloninger, in error).
  8. [S1764] Rev. William J Lallou, "The Vaults in St. John's Churchyard", Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia XXIII:212-248 (1912): Vault No. 26 of W W Fetterman, pp. 232-233, with dates of interment. W W Fetterman, 15 Dec 1838; Mary Gabrielle Fetterman, age 11 mos., child of Wilfred Fettterman and Elizabeth Edwards, 1 Sep 1883; Mrs. Wilfred Fetterman (Elizabeth Edwards), dau. of George W Edwards (Vault No. 10), 29 Aug [sic] 1890; Wilfred B Fetterman, son of Washington Wilfred Fetterman, b. Pittsburgh 1822, graduate of Georgetown College, 2 Apr 1890.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Wilfred (47), b. and b. PA, real estate agent; Lizzie S (33), b. and parents b. PA.
  10. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Wilfred (47), b. and parents b. PA, real estate agent; Lizzie S (33), b. and parents b. PA.
  11. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate 1683-1993, online Ancestry.com, File No. 882 of the year 1910, Estate of Wilfrid B Fetterman imgs. 255-266. Last will dated 27 Feb 1908. All property and estate, including "all whereof I have power of appointment, by the last Will and Testament of my late wife, Lizzie S. Fetterman," to be divided among "my four children now living," three sixths to dau. Mary Gertrude Fetterman, to be held in trust by her brother George Edwards Fetterman, and one-sixth each to sons Wilfrid Bernard Fetterman, George Edwards Fetterman and Joseph Gordon Fetterman; names George Edwards Fetterman, Executor, and Mary Gertrude Fetterman, Executrix; witn. George L Crawford and Samuel W Woolford, Jr. Admitted to probate 13 Apr 1910. Copy also entered in Taylor Co. Courthouse, WV, Vol. 2, p. 392-396.
  12. [S1812] The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pa.
  13. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1966: Year 1953, 4951-7650, img. 3737/3970. File No. 7467, Reg. No. 2054. Wilfrid B Fetterman, b. Philadelphia PA 27 Apr 1877, son of Wilfred B Fetterman and Elizabeth Edwards; marr., physician, res. 6803 Emlen, Philadelphia PA; d. Germantown Hospital and Dispensary, Philadelphia PA, 28 Jan 1953, age 75, chronic myocarditis; inf. Dr. Faith S Fetterman, same res.; bur. Calvary Cemetery, Media, Delaware Co. PA, 31 Jan 1953, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
  14. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1966: Year 1939, 41001-44000, img. 2526/3611. File No. 43143, Reg. No. 9522. George E Fetterman, b. PA 28 Sep 1878, son of Wilfrid Baldwin Fetterman and Elizabeth Edwards, both b. PA; single, res. Washington Crossing PA, industrial agent for Pennsylvania Rail Road; d. Misericordia Hospital, Philadelphia PA, 6 May 1939, age 60, carcinoma of rectum; inf. Dr. W B Fetterman, res. 7047 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA; bur. Media Catholic Cemetery, Media PA, 8 May 1939, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
  15. [S1658] U.S. Passport Applications, Jan. 2, 1906 - Mar. 31, 1925, Publication M1490, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, Roll 2068, img. 503/641, Passport 207138 issued 24 Jul 1922. Mary Gertrude Fetterman, b. Philadelphia PA 27 Sep 1880, dau. of Wilfrid B Fetterman, b. Pittsburgh PA, deceased; res. 7047 Germantown Ave., PA; dep. on the Pittsburgh 27 Jul 1922, dest. England, France and Germany, accompanying brother Dr. Winfrid B Fetterman; birth cert. seen.
  16. [S1764] Rev. William J Lallou, "Vaults in St. John's Churchyard", Vault No. 26 of W W Fetterman, pp. 232-233, with dates of interment. W W Fetterman, 15 Dec 1838; Mary Gabrielle Fetterman, age 11 mos., child of Wilfred Fettterman and Elizabeth Edwards, 1 Sep 1883; Mrs. Wilfred Fetterman (Elizabeth Edwards), dau. of George W Edwards (Vault No. 10), 29 Aug 1890; Wilfred B Fetterman, son of Washington Wilfred Fetterman, b. Pittsburgh 1822, graduate of Georgetown College, 2 Apr 1890.
  17. [S1658] U.S. Passport Applications, 1906 - 1925; M1490, NARA, online Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, Roll 2402, 1923 Dec, Passport No. 358686 issued 15 Dec 1923, img. 592/865. Joseph Gordon Fetterman, b. Philadelphia PA 8 May 1884, son of Wilfrid B Fetterman, deceased; husb. of Mary Rivinus Fetterman, b. Philadelphia PA 26 Aug 1880, marr. 20 Jan 1920; res. Media PA, agronomist; dep. on the President Adams 26 Dec 1923.